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CSPAN
May 4, 2014 7:00am EDT
these helicopters from russia are using in afghanistan, it just shows how out of touch he is with how the majority of american people feel. if we are going to be giving people such things like helicopters, why not them be dim helicopters -- be the helicopters we make here. that is kathy from michigan. again, we are talking about the beltway culture. we will show you a bit more from the correspondents dinner last night. other news to tell you about, this one coming out of minnesota, the former transportation committee chairman passed away yesterday. newslighted in the "duluth tribune," they write -- that is jim oberstar who passed away in his sleep yesterday. from pennsylvania, democrats line. good morning. caller: good morning. i am a veteran who served in the air force for 10 years. i actually have a claim to .isability i'm looking at 13 years right now. i filed 13 years ago and i haven't gotten it completed yet or anything. yet.'t get any help i just think these peaceful -- these people are wasting so much money on these lavish dinner parties. veterans like myself cannot get a simpl
PBS
May 3, 2014 5:30pm PDT
teams who negotiated the monitors relief and also individuals in russia whose use their influence with the separatists in eastern ukraine. he called again on all sides in the conflict to seek a political solution to the christ. i live in a move onto some other news now but will the steelers and afghanistan have abandoned the search for survivors from a landslide in the northeast three hundred people are confirmed dead but officials now say the death toll is unlikely to rise at five five hundred. they put the figure at more than two thousand the aid effort is now shifting to the thousands left homeless after a river of mud and build a village in kazakhstan province. united nations has that agencies on the ground but the region its core and burnout and they sorely lack of quickness. for the survivors of friday's landslide. he has the right always disturbing water and fruit. hundreds of bodies have been recovered. local villagers are helping the recovery effort. some are using their bare hands there's almost no hope of finding anyone else alive the catastrophe has devastated families that
PBS
May 2, 2014 5:30pm PDT
reason why does sanctions on russia to try to be trained to lead. then it tells of support is growing for a presidential candidate to its label. these are troubling he looked ahead to next weeks. fighting in the south of ukraine in the key port city of odessa which has avoided any violence up until now. the reports of as many as thirty people dead in a fire in the port area dozens of injuries there as well the situation remains volatile and ideas today for the first time ukrainian ministry forces moved against pro russia militias in the east is his heels of yet two minutes the helicopter went down to as there were a number of casualties. we will be going online. the reason for not to tell as kiev moves to restore its control in the contested areas. there are questions about by elections later this month and of international diplomacy can pull this country back from them in a village near donetsk residents blocked the path of ukrainian army tanks. he demanded the soldiers turned back can go home. he has launched a major operation to re gain control that separate is held areas.
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 7:00am EDT
no surprise they are opposing sanctions against russia. the german corporate lobby is very strong. it is a very strong economic relationship between germany and russia. including former german chancellor, who is making a lot of money helping natural gas flow from russia to germany. no surprise. angela merkel is under pressure. host: one of the fundamental flaws of sanctions as a foreign-policy tool? guest: it is limited and a blunt instrument but also there is no other choice. not a lot of other alternatives. politics are flawed, too. germany is russia's's largest trading partner in the eu. they have more economic interest in the u.s. and its owing to be hard to pressure russia and a major way unless the europeans are willing to play. host: let me share what jack lew told members of congress when it came to sanctions and at russia and the wealthy individuals linked to president putin. [video clip] >> if you look at the impact on russia's economy, it is misleading to look at what happens day by day. you have to look over the period of time since russia went into crimea and since we
PBS
May 1, 2014 5:30pm PDT
when woohoo . the i do the studios here in berlin this is a journal. thanks to his coming. russia percent since the school buildings in east in ukraine. the mets why does this gondola ride police used tear gas water cannon and tear down monday to protest its tentacles an irish politician gerry adams remains in custody wednesday this threat there have been some of the most violent scenes today to ukraine what an angry mob stormed a key government building internet the number of injuries reported. well as the unrest spreads russian president vladimir putin has called on ukraine to remove the security forces from the eastern and southern regions. wednesday's protests on ninety but that could prove especially difficult the land and fees morning tea and that it would have to rework its seventeen billion dollar brain that if it loses control of the economically important east. raising the state's still high protest is the fights done to make that a gas and stone the prosecutor's office and the mets. the run police guarding the building was beaten by them all the kids that the sun to pra
LINKTV
May 1, 2014 7:30am PDT
crimea seems to have retreated into the background. the peninsula, which was annexed by russia last month, was not even a topic of discussion at the recent peace talks in geneva. positions simply differ too much, but the inhabitants of crimea are faced with a lot of uncertainty as far as their everyday lives are concerned. which schoolbooks will pupils have an future, for example. which national league will be crimea in football clubs play and? who will supply the land with electricity? curators of a museum are concerned about the antique gold treasure, which they lent out to a museum in amsterdam. the precious pieces were supposed to have been returned. >> they were mysterious people, nomadic horsemen. they had no writing, left no written legacy, but they did leave fabulous treasures, magnificent garments, and skillfully worked vessels for the knowledge is -- for archaeologists to find in burial mounds. the citizens carved out their mound on the steps north of the black sea. a traveling exhibition of crimean artifacts has landed in amsterdam, and right in the middle of the ukrainia
CSPAN
May 1, 2014 7:00am EDT
-- that russia has taken kiev for sea power - natural resources of the sea. as an american, what are we lacking in terms of natural resources? guest: i don't understand the premise of the question. as far as natural resources, the united states is not lacking anything. we have the potential to almost be self-sufficient in resources. the economy is growing today primarily because of energy development on state and private lands. if we were to actually use energy resources on public lands, we could sustain that growth and not have a roller coaster of boom and bust. we have the resources in the united states. areust need to make sure we developing those resources in every form, not just carbon-based fuels. host: here are a couple of tweets -- guest: amen. and there are some perfect examples. we have an area outside of utah which was blm land that they did easter break,one and almost broke into her right down a. finally, they contracted with the county to manage that area in the county now manages it and maximize profit and is one of the premier recreation areas we have in the state of utah
PBS
Apr 30, 2014 5:30pm PDT
you know. i must tell you that russia is not involved in school we often hear that there are special forces their instructors zealand by state that there are neither instructors nor special forces nor troops so ukraine's president is convinced of the opposite and he thinks russia is preparing to invade russia has placed tens of thousands of troops near its border with ukraine. shares of the store. this picture there is a real threat of russia beginning a land war against ukraine. to pray. our armed forces have been put on full military alert each. had she not added that police were unable to reassert control of the areas of eastern ukraine taken over by pro russian separatists and masked men at sea as the administration and police building in yet another town car lift up roy strong sign of key as ineffectiveness came before the referendum announcement when ukraine's acting president admitted that control the ball is logan's scandal in its regions have slipped out of the central government and now in the mask itself a pro russian group has declared an independent republic ukra
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2014 7:00am EDT
is no way to stop the unrest in two eastern regions bordering russia. he says police and security pless," and are in some cases cooperating with pro-russian government who have seized buildings and taking people hostage. vice president joe biden reassure the prime minister of ofvia that in the face russian assertiveness in ukraine the united states is committed to the collective defense of nato allies. mr. biden met with latvian prime minister at the white house yesterday and today the vice president speaks at the atlantic council on the situation in ukraine. here the remarks later today on c-span radio. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. everybody says how do you think these women came from such a very low part of the world? so victorian era is stratified. there was the very rich and the middle class and then the real robber baron achievers. the life and times of these women is the most buccaneer time you can think of. after the civil war. finances were becoming major, yet rockefeller, jim fest, all of the robber barons were making a lot of money. i think it
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 5:30pm PDT
stand against russia but speaking to the atlantic council think tank in washington d c secretary of state john kerry said the territory of mitchell is inviolable. here's more of what he said. what russia's actions in ukraine tell us is that today. putin's russia. this claim by a different set of rules. and through its occupation of criteria that subsequent de stabilization of eastern ukraine. russia seeks to change the security landscape of east and central europe we have to make it absolutely clear that problem that nato territory is inviolable. we will defend every single piece of that now in ukraine so the pro russian separatists there are spending their control of areas in the east of the country in the latest bush. the storm government headquarters in the city of lost. well this latest action brings new tensions in a region where police stations and government buildings are now under opposition control in at least ten cities and towns the romans didn't seem to have an ethical trading eastern ukraine the regional government headquarters in the city behind. chanting russia recipe
CSPAN
Apr 29, 2014 7:00am EDT
wrapped his trip to asia. he took on his critics over hotspots like russia and syria, while saying his cautious avoids mistakes. what you think of his administration's foreign-policy today? you can also send us a tweet. comments on facebook and e-mail. we will get your thoughts in just a minute. " pieceshington post starts off by saying this. here's what the president had to say. >> typically, criticism of our foreign-policy has been directed at the failure to use military force. the question i think i would have is, why is it that everybody is so eager to use military force? after we have just gone through a decade of war at enormous troops and to our budget? exactly that these critics think would have been accomplished? my job as commander-in-chief is to deploy military force as a last resort, and to deploy it wisely. frankly, most of the foreign-policy commentator set ed our policies would go headlong into a bunch of military adventures at the american people have no interest in participating in and would not advance our core security interests. if you look at syria, for example, ou
PBS
Apr 28, 2014 5:30pm PDT
sanctions against russia. nearly seven hundred calls brotherhood supporters including the spiritual leader sentenced to death in egypt following a mass trial a battle royale french industrial giant. germany's siemens or us conglomerate ge what lessons are on to the ukrainian city of donetsk in the east where pro and anti russian activists adult in the streets leaving fourteen people injured some seriously as the situation in eastern ukraine becomes more volatile the united states and the eu have unveiled a new round of sanctions against russia. targeting top government advisors and the number of companies of these new sanctions were milder than men in moscow had feared. washington says the kremlin is not doing enough to rein in separate groups another building seems to be more barricades going on a pro russian activists in the town of content in each cup about what a find the latest conquest on monday it was another sign that the separatist movement in eastern ukraine remains undiminished. brussels european union ambassadors scampered to discuss additional sanctions against russia w
CSPAN
Apr 28, 2014 7:00am EDT
breeze within russia to further destabilize the economy. their goal, russia's goal, inside the ukraine, is to destabilize the country and delegitimize elections that taking place on may 25. over time, he can achieve his goals without actually sending troops in. he has little green men, black , fomenting inside ukraine. people are not yet with putin. it is amazing. the only information that people are getting is from russia. it is only russian speaking news that is occurring. over time, continuing to do it is doing, he can do without actually sending people in. again, i think we need to put sectoral sanctions in place. i think we need to move those troops away from the border am a change behavior, and i am very concerned that as we have seen from this administration and some a tough issues, their policy is always late. after the point in time and we could've made a difference in the outcomes. senator bob corker speaking over the weekend. says the united states will levy new sanctions monday on russian individuals and companies in retaliation for moscow's alleged revocations in the ukrai
PBS
Apr 27, 2014 5:30pm PDT
seize the lead as of the pro russia fullest. baitullah presented to the press and only two russian journalists. the osce mission in surveillance is seeking the release of all captives. well our correspondent was in cannes as been covering the event runs from donetsk enjoy this now on the line fell within the swedish as ever as we heard was released for medical reasons but this effort if they aren't budging they knew were in full the answer they eat what is your take and you think negotiators will be able to free the others as well right now to do what they're looking to mention about the swedish her. they go by the two countries but can occasionally. however it looks like the effort to using them as bargaining chips. they might very well using the action and shield ukrainian authorities from trying the city. as soon as we heard on gunmen also sees a regional tv building in donetsk we walk. what can you tell us about that oh well the report but the occasional trip to the port of them came up with it and tried to enter the building. left after demanding approach channel eight show. r
LINKTV
Apr 27, 2014 2:30pm PDT
come free this weekend. a spokeswoman for the pro-russia rebels said no others will be released on sunday. they were all paraded before a group of foreign journalists early on sunday morning. speaking on behalf of the group, watched, colonel schneider from germany said there had been no wrong treatment. >> i can tell you that the work the word of is a -- the mayor is a word of honor. we have not been touched, and we have been treated as the maximum extent, which is possible, under thie circumstances. >> schneider rejected allegations the inspectors were nato spies, saying that they were in ukraine on a diplomatic mission. mayor hasppointed said the observers might be released in exchange for jailed activists. we understand that the soldiers are hostages of the situation. three members of ukraine's security service have been captured. the armed insurgents claim they are on a mission to save the latest of the pro-russian force. they, too, were presented to the press but only to russian journalists. is seeking then release of all captives. beenr correspondent has covering events and j
FOX News
Apr 27, 2014 12:00pm PDT
china and russia as they ratchet up the threats? welcome to "the journal editorial report." i'm paul gigot. the supreme court on tuesday upheld a 2006 michigan voter referendum banning racial preferences in admissions to its public university. preserving the status quo in that state and seven others that have ended affirmative action since 1996. the 6-2 decision produced five different opinions including a 58-page decent by justice soto mayor who compared michigan's reference dumb to jim crow laws in the south and writing that a majority of the michigan electorate changed the basic rules of the political process in that state in a matter that uniquely disadvantaged racial minorities. the political diary editor, jason riley, and senior editorial writer, collin leavy. colin, you wrote about this for us. the opinion was splintered with a lot of different points of view, what should be the main takeaway from the opinion? >> right, paul, the main takeaway is that the justices got to the right answer but they were most incredibilityal. they can ban those privileges without the constitution
CSPAN
Apr 27, 2014 7:00am EDT
john kerry, who again said more sanctions are coming down the pike if russia doesn't change its ways. guest: i think the u.s. government should do what he can within reason to try to deter the russian government -- what it can within reason to try to deter the russian government from interfering in the ukraine. there is an ancient lesson of foreign policy. there is such a thing as the balance of power. for country to maintain its independence, particularly if it is next door to a much more powerful nation, it either needs to muster the power itself to maintain its independence on its own or ally itself with others. ukraine is outside the scope of nato. we talked about poland earlier. poland is not. in the cold war, nato established the balance of power that, for decades, drew the line at the berlin wall. now the line has moved east into eastern europe. i don't think the united states has the means or interest perhaps the means, to use our power to establish a balance of power that protect the sovereignty of the ukraine from russia. ukraine needs to develop an ability to protect its o
PBS
Apr 26, 2014 5:30pm PDT
g seven countries agreed to move quickly in both new sanctions against russia. and hundreds of thousands of pilgrims are converging on the ground with a double penetration of the late pope john paul the second and john twenty the in eastern ukraine ap international group of observers there holding captive include soldiers and finds the organization for security and cooperation in europe as the negotiators to slow the chance to try and secure their teams relief russia has also said it will help free the observers but the fact that if they aren't backing down. we'll talk to our correspondent in ukraine in a moment but first we have this report these moms are russian gunman appeared to have no intention of touching the osce observers to commence they say there's a prisoner swap the separatists being held by ukraine. today claiming bank kept its well working and spines. they have no relation to any osce mission. as we found maps on them containing information about the location about checkpoints. we get the impression that the officers carrying on a spying mission giving me the thi
LINKTV
Apr 26, 2014 2:30pm PDT
spies. meanwhile, moves have been made to quickly impose new sanctions against russia. and in rome, preparations are underway for the double canonization of pope john paul pope john xxiii. pro-russian separatists in eastern ukraine say the international group of observers they are holding captive includes soldiers and spies. to secures are trying their release. russia has said it will help free the observers but the separatists are not backing down. we will talk to our correspondent in ukraine in a moment, but first we have this report. >> the pro-russian government appear to have no intention of letting the osce observers go. they are claiming their captives were working as spies. have no relation to any osce mission. indicatingps on them the location of our checkpoint. we get the impression they are officers carrying out a spy mission. >> the 13 member german led team of military observers was traveling under the auspices of the osce when they were detained on friday. a spokesman for the organization confirmed that germany is leading negotiations for their release. >> it's a bila
FOX News
Apr 26, 2014 11:00am PDT
russia and china ratchet up the threat? >>> welcome to "the journal editorial report," i'm paul gigot. the supreme court upheld a referendum banning racial preferences in admissions to the public university, preserving the status quo in that state and seven otherses that have ended affirmative action. the decision produced five different opinions, including a 58-page dissent by justice sonia sotomayor who compared michigan's referendum to jim crow laws in the south, calling it, quote, the last chapter of discrimination. and writing that a majority of the michigan electorate changed the basic rules of the political process in that state in a manner that uniquely disadvantaged racial minorities. for more, i'm joined by "wall street journal" columnist, dan henninger, jason reilly and colin levi. colin, you wrote about this for us. the opinion was really splintered. a lot of opinions, different points of view. what should our viewers -- what should be the main takeaway from the opinion? >> right. the main takeaway here is that the justices got to the right answer. but they got there by th
PBS
Apr 26, 2014 10:00am PDT
the back the peninsula which was annexed by russia last month was not even a topic of discussion at the recent peace talks in geneva positions simply to fifteen knots. bought the incompetence of crimea faced with a lot of uncertainty as scars that the data lines are concerned with school books for people's having pizza for example. what's next will equal the two ukrainian football clubs play in. and he will supply the region with electricity. russia or ukraine. the curators of the museum in crimea are concerned about the teak gold shares to which they meant cartoon museum in amsterdam the precious pieces with a post up in the tent i recipients were missed to speak. they were nomadic last month i had no right to left no written legacy. but they did leave indiscretions magnificent garments. and skill to what vessels archaeologists find in burial mounds on crimea the city and took it has to cost up to rome on the steppes north of the black sea. the traveling exhibition of crimean defense has landed in amsterdam. then right in the middle of the ukrainian russian contacts. isn't it roman
LINKTV
Apr 26, 2014 6:00am PDT
swiftly to agree to impose new sanctions against russia. and the world of soccer mourns after former barcelona coach, tito villanova dies of throat cancer at the age of 45. >> we begin in ukraine, where pro-russian separatists in the eastern city are still holding a group of international observers, calling them prisoners of war. the group, which includes four germans, is in the city to monitor the situation there on behalf of the organization for security and cooperation in europe. now, for his part, german foreign minister has called on his russian counterpart to do everything in his power to secure the release of the osce mission members. >> this is where the team of osce observers is set to be, inside the security headquarters, which is currently occupied by armed separatists. the team of 13 includes three german shoulders and an interpreter. berlin wants their immediate release. >> for us, it was important that we could at least inform the families based on eyewitness reports that so far they have been detained without violence. no shots were fired. the german government is usin
CSPAN
Apr 26, 2014 7:00am EDT
. today or tomorrow you may see more sanctions that the government, perhaps europe, would put on. russia is not fulfilling their part of that bargain. host: i want to get to what those sanctions may be. do headlines like this concern you? this is from "the financial times." the editorial board writes -- guest: it is sad but i think it is true. there were russian jets that violated ukrainian airspace. large columns of armories and tanks are moving inside of russia, very much toward the ukrainian border. it is looking much more menacing. ukrainian governments have said they are expecting this may not go in a direction we are all going to be happy to see. what further sanctions could change things here? guest: i think whether or not sanctions can change things has very much to do with what sanctions are. . i'm not sure it is going to do very much, we have already tried that, and we have already seen results. what we have seen are the encouraging symbols of their peripheral signals. we have seen and massive amount of capital slight from russia. moore capital slight dent in the entire period
PBS
Apr 25, 2014 5:30pm PDT
eu raise the threat of more sanctions against russia in moscow must stop intimidating ukraine baby you with names and she a country where sexual violence is used as a weapon of war what they want the conflict in eastern ukraine is worse than eating out work by hour and now ukraine says a team of osce observers of the german command has been taken hostage in for the ons the german foreign ministry will only confirm his last contact with the group a pro russian leader in the city says that the spine from kiev was with the observers of the key of defense ministry's as they are negotiating with the separatists to secure the observers released a group of four germans who once we one day and when jack and one pole was a kid was accompanied by several ukrainian soldiers or if we want ago. note to our correspondence even kim who is in the eastern ukrainian city of going yet to lose in what can you tell us what brings up today and the ladies that you've heard about this observer mission well for what's going on nor is it worth getting up at this point. worth pointing out the remainder of th
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